Mrs. M. Revathi


Mrs. Revathi is a Post-Graduate from Annamalai University.

She always saw the natural connection between nature and science; she wanted to effectively transfer this knowledge to the school kids. Many educational institutions joined hands with her and she became part of the their environment syllabus framing committee.

While in SACON she received awards and recognition. The national award for the innovative models built for teaching is a good one to mention. She became an associate member with SACON.

2004 Tsunami was the testing ground for all the efforts put by Revathi and team. Her 100% organic approach surprised all stakeholders and she and her team recovered the land in record time. This grabbed the attention of the world media. Late President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and former President of the United States Mr. Bill Clinton visited the recovered area and appreciated the results. She also got the chance to apply the concepts and techniques in other countries namely, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The success in these regions was globally appreciated too.

Mrs. Revathi has received many awards like young acheivers award from the organisation Yuva Sakthi, state award for her environment activities from the media group Vivasaya Ulagam and she received the Tamilan Nambikkai Natchatram award under Science & Technology category by the popular TV channel Puthiya Thalaimurai. In the month of December 2012, she received a national education award from the University of Calicut and Chamber of Education, New Delhi.

Her inspiring life story is published by Harvard University B School publication and kept it as an educational material for the business school students.

Mrs. Revathi founded INSPIRE (Indigenous, Natural, Sustainable, Progressive Initiatives for Reviving Earth), a non-profit organization. She has worked both independently and as a part of this organization to promote sustainable ecological approaches by continuous campaigns, skill development programs, research activities to influence policy decisions and by her publications. From the year 2002, Mrs. Revathi actively engaged herself in motivating the tiresome farmers of the globe and promoting sustainable and ecological farming practices through her focus-designed capacity building programs.